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A woman who waited five years for charges to be filed against a man accused of raping her is suing the city of Houston saying authorities showed deliberate indifference by allowing a backlog of untested rape kits. The Houston Chronicle reports that Beverly Flores joined a...
(Photo Twitter) Austin Democrat Congressman Lloyd Doggett wants to bring more transparency to big pharma. Despite the resistance he's getting from republicans on his drug pricing legislation, Doggett is pushing forward with his initiatives. "I've personally introduced...
A Central Texas court official who was criticized for imposing a $4 billion bond on a murder suspect and for overseeing a court hearing involving her son has been reprimanded by a state judicial panel. The Temple Daily Telegram reports the State Commission on Judicial Conduct...
The statewide gas price average in Texas is now $2.17 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is four cents less than last week and is 11 cents more per gallon compared to this day last year. Of the major metropolitan areas...
Texas' top criminal court is taking a case that could decide whether the prosecution of Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton on securities fraud charges continues. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals agreed Wednesday to consider whether special prosecutors are owed more than $...
A woman is being accused of spitting in the face of Houston's police chief while he arrested her for allegedly stealing items from a drug store. KPRC-TV reports 40-year-old Danielle Paris remained jailed Monday. She's charged with harassment of a public servant - a felony - for...
A 27-year-old Houston firefighter has been arrested on a charge of sexually assaulting a child. The Harris County Sheriff's Office says Brandon Ramirez met the girl online, sent sexually explicit photos and videos of himself to her over weeks and then met her in person for a "...
(Photo:Shutterstock/NEstudio) Following the shooting in Sutherland Springs, a family that lost three loved ones is now taking Academy Sports and outdoors to court. Because the chain sold the firearms used in the shooting to Devin Patrick Kelley, claiming negligence.
There is a push in San Antonio to raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. A push to make San Antonio the first city in Texas to raise the smoking age has some small business leaders crying foul. Anwar Tahir runs three corner stores in the city and said smokers won't make two...